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Instapundit.com

Instapundit.com

Online magazine of opinion. By University of Tennessee College of Law professor Glenn Reynolds.

http://pjmedia.com/instapundit/
Rank this Week: 1

TaxProf Blog

TaxProf Blog

By Paul L. Caron.

http://taxprof.typepad.com/taxprof_blog/
  • Oct 19

    L.A. Times: Ed Kleinbard's We Are Better Than This Is 'Moral and Farsighted'

    L.A. Times: Ed Kleinbard's We Are Better Than This Is 'Moral and Farsighted'
    Los Angeles Times: On Fiscal Policy, USC Professor's Viewpoint is Moral and Farsighted, by Michael Hiltzik: The left sees me as a Wall Street Journal Satanist, and the right as a stealth Marxian bent on destroying free enterprise,"…
  • Oct 19

    Linda Beale to Return to Blogging Following the Death of Her Husband

    Linda Beale to Return to Blogging Following the Death of Her Husband
    Tax Prof Linda Beale (Wayne State) has announced that she is returning to blogging after an eight month hiatus following the death of her husband: To make a long and difficult story short--my husband died in January, and I have gone through…
  • Oct 19

    Top 5 Tax Paper Download

    Top 5 Tax Paper Download
    There is quite a bit of movement in this week's list of the Top 5 Recent Tax Paper Downloads on SSRN, with new papers debuting on the list at #2 and #5: [338 Downloads] 2013 Developments in Connecticut Estate and Probate Law, by Jeffrey A.…
Rank this Week: 2

Above the Law

Above the Law

A legal tabloid that provides news and gossip about the profession's colorful personalities and powerful institutions, as well as original commentary on breaking legal developments.

http://abovethelaw.com/
Rank this Week: 3

DealBook

DealBook

Covers mergers and acquisitions, investment banking, IPOs, private equity, hedge funds, venture capital and law. From The New York Times.

http://dealbook.nytimes.com/
  • Oct 19

    Shouts on Bond-Trading Floor Yield to Robot Beep

    Shouts on Bond-Trading Floor Yield to Robot Beep
    JPMorgan Chase is moving more of its bond trading to electronic platforms, following a trend on Wall Street in stock trading, which was transformed by automation years ago.
  • Oct 19

    Seeking an Explanation After a Benchmark Bond’s Unnerving Move

    Seeking an Explanation After a Benchmark Bond’s Unnerving Move
    Across Wall Street, experts are still trying to determine the reasons behind the 10-year Treasury note’s volatility on Wednesday, which stunned investors and traders.
  • Oct 18

    Bolloré Group Makes Bid for Control of Hava

    Bolloré Group Makes Bid for Control of Hava
    One of France’s richest men is seeking majority control of the Havas advertising group, the world’s sixth largest, in an all-share offer seen as friendly by the Havas leadership.
Rank this Week: 4

Legal Theory Blog

Legal Theory Blog

Covers constitutional theory, feminist legal theory, law and economics, normative legal theory and more. By University of Illinois Professor Lawrence B. Solum.

http://lsolum.typepad.com/legaltheory/
  • Oct 18

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "American Justice 2014" by Garrett Epp

    Legal Theory Bookworm: "American Justice 2014" by Garrett Epp
    The Legal Theory Bookworm recommends American Justice 2014: Nine Clashing Visions on the Supreme Court by Garrett Epps. Here is a description: In this provocative and insightful book, constitutional scholar and journalist Garrett Epps reviews…
  • Oct 18

    Download of the Week: "Why the State?" by Raz

    Download of the Week: "Why the State?" by Raz
    Joseph Raz (University of Oxford - Faculty of Law) has posted Why the State? on SSRN. Here is the abstract: The paper provides a broadly sketched argument about the importance of state-law and its limits, and the way current developments...
  • Oct 17

    Martin on Federalism & Muncipal Regulation of Vacant Propertie

    Martin on Federalism & Muncipal Regulation of Vacant Propertie
    Benton C. Martin (Emory University School of Law) has posted Federalism and Municipal Innovation: Lessons from the Fight Against Vacant Properties (46 The Urban Lawyer 361) on SSRN. Here is the abstract: Cities possess a far greater ability…
Rank this Week: 5

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

TalkLeft: The Politics of Crime

Provides liberal coverage of crime-related political and injustice news.

http://www.talkleft.com/
  • Oct 19

    Jared Polis: The Most Internet Friendly Congressman

    Jared Polis: The Most Internet Friendly Congressman
    Jared Polis is one of my favorite Congresspersons. (Unfortunately, I don't get to vote for him because he's not in my district.) Kevin Collier of the Kernel and The Daily Dot writes about Jared today: Jared Polis (D-Colo.) may be…
  • Oct 19

    Fl Supreme Court Says Warrant Needed for Cell Tower Data

    Fl Supreme Court Says Warrant Needed for Cell Tower Data
    Courts continue to be divided on whether a search warrant is needed for cops to obtain cell site locator data. This week the Florida Supreme Court ruled a warrant is necessary. It is the first state to decide the issue based on the 4th…
  • Oct 19

    UN Calls for Moratorium on Death Penalty in Iraq

    UN Calls for Moratorium on Death Penalty in Iraq
    A new U.N. report on the death penalty in Iraq says it is fueling the violence and a moratorium should be imposed. The report says executions in Iraq have been increasing at an alarming pace and that is applied unfairly: Judges often…
Rank this Week: 6

Sex Offender Issues

Sex Offender Issues

Covers sex offender laws and cases.

http://sexoffenderissues.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 8

    MO - Making money off sex offender information

    MO - Making money off sex offender information
    Original Article 10/05/2014 By Garrett Bergquist NEW BLOOMFIELD - How much money would you pay to know if any sex offenders live in your area? Santa Barbara, Calif.-based Kids Live Safe charges its subscribers $29.97 per month, or $59.88…
  • Oct 8

    The Scarlet Letter of The Twenty First Century

    The Scarlet Letter of The Twenty First Century
    Original Article 10/01/2014 By Emily Kristoffersen We as humans like to take pride in our centuries of supposed social evolution. We claim we are no longer the people in the dark ages of our ancient past, however, even in our modern…
  • Oct 8

    AZ - Arizona’s Naked Photo Law Makes Free Speech a Felony

    AZ - Arizona’s Naked Photo Law Makes Free Speech a Felony
    Original Article 09/23/2014 By Lee Rowland Which of the following could land you a felony conviction in Arizona? Showing images of naked prisoners tortured at Abu Ghraib;Linking to the iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph of…
Rank this Week: 7

JURIST - Paper Chase

JURIST - Paper Chase

Covers legal news. From the University of Pittsburgh School of Law.

http://www.jurist.org/paperchase/
  • Oct 19

    Prominent Iran human rights lawyer banned from practicing law

    Prominent Iran human rights lawyer banned from practicing law
    [JURIST] The semi-official news group Iranian Students' News Agency [official website] reported on Sunday that an Iranian court has banned a prominent human rights lawyer from practicing law for three years. Nasrin Sotoudeh, who has won…
  • Oct 19

    US-led airstrikes in Syria kill 10 civilians: rights group

    US-led airstrikes in Syria kill 10 civilians: rights group
    [JURIST] US-led airstrikes carried out on Friday against the Islamic State (IS) [JURIST news archive] in Syria killed 10 civilians, it was reported by an observing group on Saturday. Washington responded, stating that there is no evidence to…
  • Oct 19

    Nevada high court strikes DWI implied consent law

    Nevada high court strikes DWI implied consent law
    [JURIST] The Nevada Supreme Court [official website] on Thursday ruled [opinion, PDF] that Nevada's implied consent law [text], which allows police officers to take blood samples of motorists to determine impairment, is unconstitutional. The…
Rank this Week: 8

The Volokh Conspiracy

The Volokh Conspiracy

By Eugene Volokh, Dale Carpenter, David Kopel, David Bernstein, David Post, Erik Jaffe, Ilya Somin, Jim Lindgren, Jonathan Adler, Kevan Choset, Orin Kerr, Randy Barnett, Russell Korobkin, Sasha Volokh, Stuart Benjamin, Todd Zywicki & Tyler Cowen.

http://www.volokh.com/
Rank this Week: 9

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Mortgage Fraud Blog

Covers mortgage fraud information, fraud schemes and indictments. By Rachel Dollar.

http://mortgagefraudblog.com/
  • Oct 17

    6 Conspire to Steal Deceased Woman’s House

    6 Conspire to Steal Deceased Woman’s House
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Six people, including a lawyer, real estate agent and funeral home director, have been charged with conspiring to steal a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, home from an elderly widow after she passed away. Those charged in this…
  • Oct 16

    Broker Charged with Running $2M Real Estate Ponzi Scheme

    Broker Charged with Running $2M Real Estate Ponzi Scheme
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Marie Mikesche Bontigao, 43, West Chester, Pennsylvania, was charged by indictment for her alleged role in a fraud scheme wherein she solicited individuals to invest in her real estate projects but, instead of investing…
  • Oct 16

    It’s Prison Time for Sovereign Citizen Who Retaliated Against Officials By Recording False Lien

    It’s Prison Time for Sovereign Citizen Who Retaliated Against Officials By Recording False Lien
    Mortgage Fraud Blog. Cherron Marie Phillips, a/k/a River Tali, 43, Chicago, Illinois, ended after two years of federal prosecution with Phillips being sentenced to a seven year prison term for knowingly filing false liens against the property…
Rank this Week: 10

Current Awareness Weblog

Current Awareness Weblog

Covers England and Wales case law, legislation, and legal news. From the Inner Temple Library.

http://www.innertemplelibrary.com/
Rank this Week: 11

Sustainability Counsel

Sustainability Counsel

Covers renewable energy, green technology, green building, climate change, and financial incentives.

http://sustainability-counsel.com
  • Feb 7

    All Good Things Must Come To An End

    All Good Things Must Come To An End
    As the saying goes, all good things must come to an end, and our blog is no different.  We have enjoyed nearly four years of blogging, but now it’s time to turn our attention to new endeavors and new outlets. … Continue…
  • Dec 20

    LEED® Certification Milestone

    LEED® Certification Milestone
    Read more about an important milestone for LEED®. Hannah Dowd McPhelin, Esq.  Filed under: Green Building Tagged: Green Building, LEED®, Sustainability Practices, USGBC
  • Dec 8

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day

    GSA Speaks: Green Options Expand and The Fate of LEED v4 Deferred to Another Day
    Under the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA), GSA is required to evaluate green building certification systems for use by federal agencies every five years.  Recently, the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA)…
Rank this Week: 12

Law Blog

Law Blog

Covers law and business and the business of law. By the Wall Street Journal.

http://blogs.wsj.com/law
  • Oct 17

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling
    Uber Technologies Inc. is challenging a French court ruling that deems one of its fastest-growing services to be illegal in France, escalating a fight amid the car-hailing company’s broader battles in Europe.
  • Oct 17

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling
    Uber Technologies Inc. is challenging a French court ruling that deems one of its fastest-growing services to be illegal in France, escalating a fight amid the car-hailing company’s broader battles in Europe.
  • Oct 17

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling

    Uber Technologies Fights French Court Ruling
    Uber Technologies Inc. is challenging a French court ruling that deems one of its fastest-growing services to be illegal in France, escalating a fight amid the car-hailing company’s broader battles in Europe.
Rank this Week: 13

Sentencing Law and Policy

Sentencing Law and Policy

By Douglas A. Berman.

http://sentencing.typepad.com/sentencing_law_and_policy/
Rank this Week: 14

Real Estate Law Blog

Real Estate Law Blog

Includes news, cases and commentary on real estate and property law in New York and nationwide. By Newman Ferrara LLP.

http://www.nyrealestatelawblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    WOULD YOU SIGN CAROL'S CARD

    WOULD YOU SIGN CAROL'S CARD
    I am so lucky to have my smart, kind, beautiful wife Carole by my side every step of this campaign. Monday is her birthday. And while we'll be too busy campaigning to truly celebrate -- in fact, we'll be voting on Monday, when early …
  • Oct 19

    DIWALI!

    DIWALI!
    JOIN NYC PUBLIC ADVOCATE LETITIA JAMES AND THE NEW YORK CITY COUNCIL Friends, I am thrilled to join with New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, her council colleagues, and leaders across the City to celebrate Diwali! …
  • Oct 18

    IT WILL REIN ON OCTOBER 21

    IT WILL REIN ON OCTOBER 21
    REIN Presents AN INDUSTRY NETWORKING EVENT Taj II 48 West 21st Street, New York, NY Tuesday, October 21, 2014 6:30-8:30 pm $20 l $30 Door Marc Lawrence World Wide Land Transfer, Inc. 151 West 30th Street, 6th Floor New York, NY…
Rank this Week: 15

ImmigrationProf Blog

ImmigrationProf Blog

By Kevin R. Johnson, Bill O. Hing and Rose Cuison Villazor.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/immigration/
  • Oct 19

    A New Form of Protest: Taking Note - The Editorial Page Editor's Blog ‘Chant Down the Walls’ of the Metropolitan Detention Center By Lawrence Downe

    A New Form of Protest: Taking Note - The Editorial Page Editor's Blog ‘Chant Down the Walls’ of the Metropolitan Detention Center By Lawrence Downe
    Lawrence Downes reports on the latest form of immigration protests. Immigrant-rights advocates are singing in protest in downtown Los Angeles, outside the Metropolitan Detention Center, a federal lockup where noncitizens are detained by…
  • Oct 19

    Tim Dugdale Part 2: MSPC v. Johnson

    Tim Dugdale Part 2: MSPC v. Johnson
    Here is Part I. _______________________________ Habeas corpus is not a shield. It's a sword meant to be used against illegal detention. That is what makes the expedited removal system such an ugly mechanism of attenuated habeas. The…
  • Oct 19

    President Obama: What You Need to Know About Ebola

    President Obama: What You Need to Know About Ebola
    "I want people to understand that the dangers of you contracting Ebola, the dangers of a serious outbreak are extraordinarily low. But we are taking this very seriously at the highest levels of government. We are going to be able...
Rank this Week: 16

Conglomerate

Conglomerate

Covers business, law, economics and society. By Professors Gordon Smith, Christine Hurt, Lisa Fairfax, David Zarin, Usha Rodrigues, and Erik Gerding

http://www.theconglomerate.org/
Rank this Week: 17

Workplace Prof Blog

Workplace Prof Blog

Covers arbitration, disability, employment discrimination, labor law, public employment law and workplace safety. By Jeffrey M. Hirsch, Marcia L. McCormick, Paul M. Secunda, Charles A. Sullivan and Richard Bales.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/laborprof_blog/
  • Oct 18

    DOL on Paid Family Leave

    DOL on Paid Family Leave
    image from www.DOL.gov In an interesting post from the official Department of Labor blog, the agency discusses the importance of paid family leave in the workplace. As the only industrialized nation without such paid leave, this country lags…
  • Oct 15

    Judge Rejects EEOC Severance Suit Against CVS

    Judge Rejects EEOC Severance Suit Against CVS
    Many of you have been following the EEOC's high-profile litigation against CVS, where the agency challenged the validity of the severance agreements offered to terminated employees. While workers waived their rights to litigation as part of…
  • Oct 14

    A Fast-Food Non-Compete Clause

    A Fast-Food Non-Compete Clause
    What’s the confidential information about a fast-food restaurant franchise that justifies having all its employees sign a non-competition agreement? Jimmy John’s Sandwich Shops is the restaurant chain—stores nationwide—and the lawsuit…
Rank this Week: 18

How Appealing

How Appealing

Covers appellate litigation. By Howard J. Bashman.

http://howappealing.law.com/
Rank this Week: 19

Althouse

Althouse

Covers the law and news. From University of Wisconsin Law Professor Ann Althouse.

http://althouse.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Sunday in Madison.

    Sunday in Madison.
    Out by the lake:In the neighborhood:Home:
  • Oct 19

    Help me make a list of people who have been imitated by a President of the United States.

    Help me make a list of people who have been imitated by a President of the United States.
    The previous post has video of Harry Truman doing an imitation of the radio commentator H.V. Kaltenborn. And I can remember Barack Obama imitating Al Green. Or maybe that shouldn't count. He was just doing his best at singing "Let's Stay…
  • Oct 19

    A witty allusion to H.V. Kaltenborn.

    A witty allusion to H.V. Kaltenborn.
    For reasons that need not be explained here, today's post titled "Out-olding the nouveau old" eventually gets around to the topic of what Holden Caulfield ate in "Catcher in Rye," and I quote him saying:When I’m out somewhere, I…
Rank this Week: 20

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof…

Wills, Trusts & Estates Prof Blog

By Gerry W. Beyer.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/trusts_estates_prof/
  • Oct 19

    Retirement Planning for Single

    Retirement Planning for Single
    Retirement planning for couples can be difficult, however, when you are single, the planning can be that much harder. While many Americans will retire single for various different reasons (death of a spouse, divorce, changing lifestyles), the…
  • Oct 19

    Article on Benefits to After-Born Children

    Article on Benefits to After-Born Children
    Mark Strasser (Capital University Law School) recently published an article entitled, Capato, Art, and the Provision of Benefits to After-Born Children, Michigan State Law Review 985-1001 (2013). Provided below is the abstract from SSRN: In…
  • Oct 19

    Buffalo Bills Sale to Buffalo Sabres Owner

    Buffalo Bills Sale to Buffalo Sabres Owner
    As I have previously discussed, the death of Buffalo Bills owner Ralph Wilson left many wondering who the new team owner would be. Terry Pegula, owner of the Buffalo Sabres, has been approved as the new owner. The sale is...
Rank this Week: 21

Antitrust & Competition Policy…

Antitrust & Competition Policy Blog

Edited by D. Daniel Sokol and Shubha Ghosh.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/
  • Oct 19

    Resale Price Maintenance in China: An Economic Perspective

    Resale Price Maintenance in China: An Economic Perspective
    Shan Jiang, University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) School of Law and D. Daniel Sokol, University of Florida - Levin College of Law discuss Resale Price Maintenance in China: An Economic Perspective. ABSTRACT: This article…
  • Oct 17

    Competition as a Discovery Procedure: Schumpeter Meets Hayek in a Model of Innovation

    Competition as a Discovery Procedure: Schumpeter Meets Hayek in a Model of Innovation
    Pedro Bento (West Virginia University, College of Business and Economics) analyzes Competition as a Discovery Procedure: Schumpeter Meets Hayek in a Model of Innovation. ABSTRACT: I incorporate an insight of Friedrich Hayek - that competition…
  • Oct 17

    Product Market Competition and Industry Return

    Product Market Competition and Industry Return
    M. Cecilia Bustamante (LSE) and Andres Donangelo (University of Texas) address Product Market Competition and Industry Returns. ABSTRACT: This paper shows that product market competition has two opposing effects on asset returns. The first…
Rank this Week: 22

Religion Clause

Religion Clause

By University of Toledo College of Law Professor Howard M. Friedman.

http://religionclause.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case

    Recent Prisoner Free Exercise Case
    In Carter v. Davis, 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 148037 (ED VA, Oct. 16, 2014), a Virginia federal district court dismissed, with leave to amend, an inmate's complaint that he was removed from the Common Fare diet which made it impossible for him to…
  • Oct 19

    Pakistan Appeals Court Upholds Christian Woman's Death Sentence For Blasphemy

    Pakistan Appeals Court Upholds Christian Woman's Death Sentence For Blasphemy
    In Pakistan on Thursday, in a high-profile case a 2-judge panel of the High Court in Lahore upheld the death sentence on blasphemy charges that had been imposed in 2010 on a Christian woman, Asia Bibi.  Morning Star News and World Watch…
  • Oct 19

    Court Orders Minister To Return Church Keys, Mercedes and Stay Away From Church Premise

    Court Orders Minister To Return Church Keys, Mercedes and Stay Away From Church Premise
    On Thursday, an Alabama state trial court issued a preliminary injunction ordering Rev. Juan McFarland to turn over his church keys to the deacons and trustees of Montgomery's Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church that he led for 24 years. He was…
Rank this Week: 23

PrawfsBlawg

PrawfsBlawg

By Professors Dan Markel, Ethan J. Leib, Rob Howse, Paul Horwitz, Rick Garnett, Matt Bodie, Steve Vladeck and Orly Lobel.

http://prawfsblawg.blogs.com/prawfsblawg/
  • Oct 19

    An Op-Ed on Alabama's Amendment One

    An Op-Ed on Alabama's Amendment One
    Here's an op-ed from the local paper, the Tuscaloosa News, discussing a state constitutional amendment that is on the Alabama ballot next month. That amendment, which bars the application or enforcement of "foreign" law (including…
  • Oct 19

    Audio at Oyez

    Audio at Oyez
    Does anyone know why Oyez no longer offers audio of SCOTUS arguments with the transcript embedded into the audio (Compare this audio from last term with one from this term)? It was a great feature that made reviewing arguments easier and more…
  • Oct 18

    Chairing, Hiring but Not Attending FRC

    Chairing, Hiring but Not Attending FRC
    This year at USD law school I am chairing our appointments committee and we are focusing on hiring an environmental and/or energy law candidate, whether entry-level or lateral who will assume institutional leadership in the field given that…
Rank this Week: 24

The Indiana Law Blog

The Indiana Law Blog

Covers Indiana law, as well as interesting developments in law and government. By Marcia Oddi.

http://indianalawblog.com/
Rank this Week: 25

Legal Scholarship Blog

Legal Scholarship Blog

Features law-related calls for papers, conferences and workshops. From the Ohio State Moritz College of Law, University of Georgia School of Law, University of Pittsburgh School of Law and University of Washington School of Law.

http://legalscholarshipblog.com
  • Oct 19

    New Media and Old Metaphors—Fort Lauderdale, FL

    New Media and Old Metaphors—Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Nova Southeastern University Shepard Broad Law Center, in conjunction with the Nova Law Review, and NSU Sports and Entertainment Law Society will organize the 2015 annual Nova Law Symposium, New Media and Old Metaphors, February 12-13, 2015.…
  • Oct 19

    Comparative Constitutional Amendment—Boston, MA

    Comparative Constitutional Amendment—Boston, MA
    Boston College Law School and the International Association of Constitutional Law’s Research Group on Constitution-Making and Constitutional Change invite submissions for a full-day workshop on comparative constitutional amendment, to…
  • Oct 19

    Comparative Constitutional Law—Milan, Italy

    Comparative Constitutional Law—Milan, Italy
    The University of Milan’s Department of National and Supranational Public Law and the Younger Comparativists Committee of the American Society of Comparative Law welcome the submission of papers for a full-day workshop on comparative…
Rank this Week: 26

StandDown Texas Project

StandDown Texas Project

Covers best practices in the criminal justice system. By Steve Hall.

http://standdown.typepad.com/weblog/
  • Oct 17

    Kansas AG Seeks to Reinstate Death Sentence

    Kansas AG Seeks to Reinstate Death Sentence
    "Kansas AG petitions US Supreme Court to reinstate death penalty for Carrs, Gleason," is by Dion Lefler of the Wichita Eagle. Seeking to restore the death penalty for three murderers, including the Carr brothers who killed five Wichitans 14…
  • Oct 17

    In Philadelphia

    In Philadelphia
    Today's Philadelphia Inquirer publishes the editorial, "Dead end for D.A." Here's the beginning: Jailed for life for a vicious murder he insists he did not commit, Anthony Wright spent nearly half his time behind bars awaiting the day last…
  • Oct 17

    Oklahoma Has No Margin for Error

    Oklahoma Has No Margin for Error
    That's the subtitle of an editorial published in today's Oklahoman, "State right to seek delay in pending Oklahoma executions." THE state attorney general’s office did the right thing in requesting that Oklahoma hold off on any…
Rank this Week: 27

IPKat

IPKat

Covers copyright, patent, trade mark and privacy/confidentiality issues from a UK and European perspective.

http://ipkitten.blogspot.com/
  • Oct 19

    After patent litigation, is trade mark litigation the next big topic?

    After patent litigation, is trade mark litigation the next big topic?
    Patent: a big,shiny obsessionwith IP litigatorsSo many major conferences, seminars, lectures and other events have recently been organised in the field of patent litigation that one might be tempted to think that it is the only species of IP…
  • Oct 19

    Fill in the form, keep your hair: UPC IT Prototype needs your feedback

    Fill in the form, keep your hair: UPC IT Prototype needs your feedback
    The AmeriKat's Sunday evening screenFor the AmeriKat, Sunday afternoons are all about scrubbing away the week's frustrations, been and to come, around her flat to the westward drum of Led Zeppelin.  Afterwards, if the siren call of her…
  • Oct 19

    Galileo sees stars as ESA logo marches on

    Galileo sees stars as ESA logo marches on
    Galileo back in court.  The original Galileo Galilei was no stranger to dispute, and it seems that one of the many businesses that has borrowed his name has been following in his footsteps -- with nothing much to show for it in the…
Rank this Week: 28

Slaw

Slaw

A Canadian cooperative weblog on all things legal.

http://www.slaw.ca
  • Oct 19

    No Agreement on Legal Aid Funding

    No Agreement on Legal Aid Funding
    Justice ministers from across Canada met in Alberta this week to discuss funding for legal aid, but no agreement was reached. According to provincial justice ministers, legal aid used to be shared equally with the federal government. However,…
  • Oct 19

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book

    Summaries Sunday: Maritime Law Book
    Summaries of selected recent cases are provided each week to Slaw by Maritime Law Book. Every Sunday we present a precis of the latest summaries, a fuller version of which can be found on MLB-Slaw Selected Case Summaries at…
  • Oct 19

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ

    Summaries Sunday: SOQUIJ
    Every week we present the summary of a decision handed down by a Québec court provided to us by SOQUIJ and considered to be of interest to our readers throughout Canada. SOQUIJ is attached to the Québec Department of…
Rank this Week: 29

The Am Law Daily

The Am Law Daily

Covers legal business news, analysis and intelligence. From The American Lawyer.

http://amlawdaily.typepad.com/amlawdaily/
  • May 4

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home

    The Am Law Daily Has a New Home
    If you're looking for news about the business of law as practiced by the biggest, wealthiest law firms in the United States and the rest of the world, and stories about the lawyers who work at those firms, please visit the newly redesigned Am…
  • Apr 23

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal

    Linklaters, Herbert Smith Advise on $1.7 Billion Vodafone Deal
    The British mobile phone service provider will acquire business telecommunications company Cable & Wireless Worldwide.
  • Apr 23

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal

    Mayer Brown Helps Nestle Whip Up $11.9 Billion Baby Formula Deal
    Nestle will acquire pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's infant nutrition business to expand its own global presence in the formula market. Mayer Brown, Skadden, Clifford Chance, and DLA Piper all have roles on the transaction.
Rank this Week: 30

New York Supreme Court Criminal…

New York Supreme Court Criminal Term Library

News and information gateway to web based services provided by the New York State Supreme Court Criminal Term Library in New York County.

http://crimlawlib.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 31

SCOTUSblog

SCOTUSblog

Covers the Supreme Court of the United States. By Bloomberg Law.

http://www.scotusblog.com/
  • Oct 18

    This week at the Court

    This week at the Court
    On Monday at 9:30 a.m. we expect orders from the October 17 Conference. We do not expect any decisions on the merits but will report promptly on any orders.  The Court’s next Conference is scheduled for October 31.  The…
  • Oct 18

    The Court won’t interrupt Texas voter ID law

    The Court won’t interrupt Texas voter ID law
    In a stinging defeat for the Obama administration and a number of civil rights groups in a major test case on voters’ rights, a divided Supreme Court told the state of Texas early Saturday morning that it may enforce its…
  • Oct 17

    Petition of the day

    Petition of the day
    The petition of the day is: Ryan v. Hurles 14-191 Issue: (1) Whether, under this Court’s decision in Martinez v. Ryan, post-conviction counsel’s ineffectiveness can provide cause to excuse the procedural default of an…
Rank this Week: 32

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Leiter Reports: A Group Blog

Covers academic freedom, authoritarianism and fascism, intelligent design and more. By University of Texas Professor Brian R. Leiter and others.

http://leiterreports.typepad.com/blog/
Rank this Week: 33

beSpacific

beSpacific

Features law, marketing, Internet legal resources and technology news. By Sabrina I. Pacifici.

http://www.bespacific.com/
  • Oct 19

    Ebola crisis in West Africa brings hightened focus to need for vaccine

    Ebola crisis in West Africa brings hightened focus to need for vaccine
    WSJ – Ebola Vaccine Push Ramps Up – After Years of Delay, Researchers Rush to Field Test a Shot to Prevent the Disease “The world had little interest in Ebola in 1997, which is why cell biologist Nancy J. Sullivan…
  • Oct 19

    The Role of Interbank Relationships and Liquidity Need

    The Role of Interbank Relationships and Liquidity Need
    Craig, Ben R. and Fecht, Falko and Tumer-Alkan, Gunseli, The Role of Interbank Relationships and Liquidity Needs (October 17, 2014). FRB of Cleveland Policy Discussion Paper No. 14-21. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2511334…
  • Oct 19

    Returning to the Nest: Debt and Parental Co-Residence Among Young Adult

    Returning to the Nest: Debt and Parental Co-Residence Among Young Adult
    Dettling, Lisa J. and Hsu, Joanne W., Returning to the Nest: Debt and Parental Co-Residence Among Young Adults (September 2, 2014). FEDS Working Paper No. 2014-80. Available for download at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=2511411…
Rank this Week: 34

FourthAmendment.com

FourthAmendment.com

Online supplement to Search and Seizure book. By John Wesley Hall, Jr.

http://fourthamendment.com/blog/
  • Apr 14

    New format opened April 14th

    New format opened April 14th
    A new format of this website opened before midnight, April 14th. If you are here, please update your bookmark to go to www.FourthAmendment.com. Everything is there, going back to 2006. I'd been thinking about a new format, but the cost of…
  • Apr 12

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search

    OR: No RS for frisk; defendant made no furtive movements and asked why the need for a search
    The officer lacked reasonable suspicion that defendant was armed to justify a frisk. Defendant, inter alia, made no furtive movements, and asked why the officers had to search him and his demeanor changed when it came up. Nothing here…
  • Apr 12

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data

    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data
    BLT: D.C. Magistrate Judge Sets Up Showdown Over Cellphone Data by Zoe Tillman: => Read more!
Rank this Week: 35

Concurring Opinions

Concurring Opinions

Group blog with a broad emphasis on legal topics. By Professors Daniel J. Solove, Kaimipono Wenger, Dave Hoffman, Frank Pasquale, Deven Desai, Danielle Citron, Lawrence Cunningham, Sarah Waldeck, Jaya Ramji-Nogales, Solangel Maldonado and Gerard Magliocca.

http://www.concurringopinions.com
  • Oct 19

    Formal Bills of Rights vs. Instrumental One

    Formal Bills of Rights vs. Instrumental One
    Below the fold I will post the Introduction of my revised paper, which I’m tentatively calling “The Bill of Rights Reconsidered.”  (It’s not a great title, but it’s good enough for now.)  As some…
  • Oct 19

    Will The Disruptors Be the New Dominants?: On Uber, AirBnB, and other seeming upstart

    Will The Disruptors Be the New Dominants?: On Uber, AirBnB, and other seeming upstart
    Loving your online, decentralized model may not work when you care about safe drivers, clean rooms, and other real-world issues. Claire Cain Miller brings up this problem in today’s New York Times. She points out that AirBnB and Uber…
  • Oct 19

    Makeup as the Killer App for 3D Printing?

    Makeup as the Killer App for 3D Printing?
    A woman named Grace Choi seems to have come up with a way to 3D print “lipstick, lip gloss, eye shadow, blush, nail polish, brow powder—pretty much everything except foundations and face power” at home. Her company, Mink,…
Rank this Week: 36

Media Law Prof Blog

Media Law Prof Blog

By Christine A. Corcos.

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/media_law_prof_blog/
  • Oct 17

    Leakers, Leakees, and the First Amendment

    Leakers, Leakees, and the First Amendment
    John D. Moore, Brooklyn Law School, has published In the Same Boat: Leaks, the Press, and the First Amendment at 18 Holy Cross journal of Law and Public Policy 137 (2014). Here is the abstract. In the Same Boat offers...
  • Oct 16

    Limiting Copyrightability of Illegal Work

    Limiting Copyrightability of Illegal Work
    Eldar Haber, Tel Aviv University, Buchmann Faculty of Law, has published Copyrighted Crimes: The Copyrightability of Illegal Works at 16 Yale Journal of Law & Technology 454 (2014). Here is the abstract. Copyright law does not explicitly…
  • Oct 15

    Free Speech in Europe Today

    Free Speech in Europe Today
    Anthony Lester, Blackstone Chambers, has published Free Speech Today at 33 Polish Yearbook of International Law 129 (2013). Here is the abstract. The article is an amended version of the Marek Nowicki Memorial Lecture presented at Warsaw…
Rank this Week: 37

Legal Ethics Forum

Legal Ethics Forum

By Professors John Dzienkowski, Brad Wendel, John Steele, David Hricik, Andrew Perlman, David McGowan, Laura Appleman, Steve Lubet, Anita Bernstein, Don Burnett, and Steve Berenson..

http://www.legalethicsforum.com/blog/
  • Oct 19

    "Supreme Court decision in Tampa case could alter judicial campaigns"

    "Supreme Court decision in Tampa case could alter judicial campaigns"
    Article at Tampa Bay Tribune. Excerpt: A case that started with a letter written by a candidate for judge in Tampa may change how judges seek office nationwide. The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to decide whether the First Amendment...
  • Oct 17

    DOJ's new policy banning pleas with waivers of IAC

    DOJ's new policy banning pleas with waivers of IAC
    We've discussed it several times, but here is the short, new policy. (Thanks to Tigran Eldred for sending it along.) Download Department Policy on Waivers of Claims of Ineffective Assistance of Coun...
  • Oct 17

    Texas Will Revisit Ethics Opinion on Nonlawyer Law Firm Officer

    Texas Will Revisit Ethics Opinion on Nonlawyer Law Firm Officer
    The Texas State Bar Ethics Committee responsible for an opinion finding that law firms should not have any nonlawyer "officers," including chief technology officers, has decided to revisit the opinion. The latest news is here. Our earlier…
Rank this Week: 38

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Real Lawyers Have Blogs

Blogging resources, ideas and news for law firm bloggers. By Kevin O'Keefe.

http://kevin.lexblog.com/
  • Oct 19

    Legal podcasts now played on Twitter

    Legal podcasts now played on Twitter
    Twitter announced last week that we can now listen to podcasts directly on Twitter. From Twitter’s product manager, Richard Slatter (@richardslatter): With a single tap, the Twitter Audio Card lets you discover and listen to audio…
  • Oct 17

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Ebola on a Cruise, Fastcase Review, Connected Car

    Top 10 in Law Blogs: Ebola on a Cruise, Fastcase Review, Connected Car
    For those who are growing wearing of posts on Ebola being in the Top 10, my apologies—but the ones I’ve seen today are by far the most out there. Jim Walker writes on an Ebola quarantine on a cruse ship and Christopher McKinney…
  • Oct 17

    Employment, Government Contracts, Latin America, Lending and MedTech: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network

    Employment, Government Contracts, Latin America, Lending and MedTech: New Blogs Joining the LexBlog Network
    As we head out into the weekend, we have quite a few publications to announce here—actually, five in total. As you can tell by all the subjects in the headline, we’re all over the place here.  Let’s get into it.…
Rank this Week: 39

Maryland Injury Lawsuit…

Maryland Injury Lawsuit Information Center

Covers medical malpractice, personal injury verdicts, truck accidents, and uninsured motorists. By Miller & Zois, LLC.

http://www.marylandinjurylawyerblog.com/
  • Oct 15

    Maryland High Court to Hear State Farm Property Damage Case

    Maryland High Court to Hear State Farm Property Damage Case
    I have taught insurance law for the last 17 years at the University of Baltimore Law School.  I think it is important to explain both the hornbook majority view and Maryland law.  Typically, what I’m saying is that the…
  • Oct 14

    Anne Arundel County to Implement Electronic Court Filing

    Anne Arundel County to Implement Electronic Court Filing
    UPDATE: As of October 14, 2014, electronic filing is mandatory  for attorneys in Anne Arundel County.   Here is the rule.   In the online seminar, the court clerk said that all filings are electronic as of today, So,…
  • Oct 13

    I Got Ejected from a Little League Game Yesterday

    I Got Ejected from a Little League Game Yesterday
    I got tossed from a little league baseball game yesterday. I know what you are thinking.  Keep your mind open. My oldest son is 9.  He plays on two baseball teams.  One is a competitive travel team.  The other is a…
Rank this Week: 40

IntLawGrrls

IntLawGrrls

Features voices on international law, policy and practice.

http://ilg2.org/
  • Oct 19

    Georgia Law convenes D.C. workshop on “International Law as Behavior”

    Georgia Law convenes D.C. workshop on “International Law as Behavior”
    Kudos to my Georgia Law colleague Harlan G. Cohen for organizing what promises to be a superb conference on “International Law as Behavior,” a daylong presentation of papers that will lead to a same-named essay volume. Convened by…
  • Oct 17

    Pollution, brain tumors, children . . . and national security

    Pollution, brain tumors, children . . . and national security
    “If Al Qaeda sent a team of sleeper cells to poison our groundwater and release toxic materials into the air, people would go nuts. It would be an act of war,” Dycus notes. “But if we do it to ourselves in the name of…
  • Oct 15

    Statelessness averted? Former Burundian refugees to receive Tanzanian citizenship

    Statelessness averted? Former Burundian refugees to receive Tanzanian citizenship
    On 29 September 2014, at the annual meeting of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees’ Governing Executive Committee in Geneva, the government of Tanzania announced that it finally intends to deliver on its 2008 promise of…
Rank this Week: 41

Discourse.net

Discourse.net

By University of Miami law professor Michael Froomkin. Covers civil liberties, the Internet, Guantanamo, Iraq attrocities, politics and more.

http://www.discourse.net/
  • Oct 19

    Wonderful Layered Short Story

    Wonderful Layered Short Story
    Sleeper by Jo Walton at Tor.com crams in themes about dystopian spying, virtuality, how we create our pasts and our futures, and identity. All in just a few words. When I grow up, I’d be happy to write something Jo … Continue…
  • Oct 18

    David Brin Epic Takedown of Fox’s Soros-Hater

    David Brin Epic Takedown of Fox’s Soros-Hater
    Epic indeed: Let’s illustrate the mad-right’s narrative machine, and how sadly incurious millions of our neighbors have become, nodding and swallowing anything that gets fed to them on Fox.  Use this!  Ask your…
  • Oct 16

    Anyone Interested in Data Anonymization or Differential Privacy Should Read Thi

    Anyone Interested in Data Anonymization or Differential Privacy Should Read Thi
    Riding with the Stars: Passenger Privacy in the NYC Taxicab: Larry Flynt’s Hustler Club is in a fairly isolated location in Hell’s Kitchen, and no doubt experiences significant cab traffic in the early hours of the morning. I ran…
Rank this Week: 42

Michael Geist's Blog

Michael Geist's Blog

Covers technology and DRM. By Michael Geist.

http://www.michaelgeist.ca
Rank this Week: 43

ICT for Peacebuilding

ICT for Peacebuilding

Exploring the use of technology for conflict transformation, focusing on the use of information communications technology (ICT) for peacebuilding. From Sanjana Hattotuwa.

http://ict4peace.wordpress.com
  • Sep 17

    Technology: Progress and Potential

    Technology: Progress and Potential
    An article I wrote for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s Building Peace magazine is now up on the web. In it, I look at both the significant progress around technologies to share vital information before and during a conflict or disaster,…
  • Sep 17

    Technology: Progress and Potential

    Technology: Progress and Potential
    An article I wrote for Alliance for Peacebuilding’s Building Peace magazine is now up on the web. In it, I look at both the significant progress around technologies to share vital information before and during a conflict or disaster,…
  • Sep 4

    Lankacorps Fellows 2014 presentation

    Lankacorps Fellows 2014 presentation
    A presentation made at The Asia Foundation in Colombo to the 2014 cohort of the Foundation’s Lankacorps Fellows. Filed under: ICTs in general
Rank this Week: 44

Threat Level

Threat Level

Covers privacy, crime and security online. From Wired News.

http://www.wired.com/threatlevel
  • Oct 17

    Cops Need a Warrant to Grab Your Cell Tower Data, Florida Court Rule

    Cops Need a Warrant to Grab Your Cell Tower Data, Florida Court Rule
    Americans may have a Florida drug dealer to thank for expanding our right to privacy. Police departments around the country have been collecting phone metadata from telecoms and using a sophisticated spy tool to track people through their…
  • Oct 17

    Kickstarter Freezes Anonabox Privacy Router Project for Misleading Funder

    Kickstarter Freezes Anonabox Privacy Router Project for Misleading Funder
    On Friday afternoon Kickstarter suspended the crowdfunding campaign for Anonabox, an initiative to sell a tiny, $45 router that would run all the user's online traffic over the anonymity network Tor. The post Kickstarter Freezes Anonabox…
  • Oct 16

    Privacy Router Anonabox Gets $600K in Crowdfunding—And Huge Backlash

    Privacy Router Anonabox Gets $600K in Crowdfunding—And Huge Backlash
    The Tor-enabled router project known as Anonabox successfully tapped into thousands of Internet users' desire for simpler privacy tech. Unfortunately, it wasn't ready for the scrutiny that success brought with it. The post Privacy Router…
Rank this Week: 45